Front-End Designer (GraphQL, NodeJS, ExpressJS) – 10353

at Siemens AG (view profile)
Location Wilsonville, OR
Date Posted July 7, 2019
Category United States - H1B Visa Jobs
Job Type javascript


Company: Siemens Software
Job Title:   Front-End Designer (GraphQL. NodeJS, ExpressJS) - 10353
Location:   US - OR - Wilsonville (Portland)

Position Overview

Siemens Digital Platform Engineering team is looking for a talented Front-End Designer to be part of the team building customer-facing
applications for support, learning, marketing, and documentation platforms.  These platforms are key to the future of digital commerce
and SaaS marketing and service within the Digital Industry Software division of Siemens.

This is a fast-paced environment with a startup-like mentality of delivering projects at the speed of marketing in the digital era. In
this role you will work on the creative and design team to help deliver all aspects of front-end design including interactive prototypes, mock
data generation, deployment and build scripts, component libraries, and GraphQL APIs.

You will participate in the designer/developer workflow to hand-off completed prototypes to the development team focused on ReactJS design.

You will help the creative team generate comprehensive designs and prototypes by delivering rapid prototype environments, build tools, and an optimized workflow. 

You will build interactive prototypes from design concept to final output of CSS, HTML, and JavaScript. 

You will use APIs to source mock data for prototype development.

You will establish, build, and deployment frameworks to assist in review and development handoff. 

You will be responsible for adhering to established style guidelines and assist in building component libraries.

You will work in an open workspace collaborative environment as part of a larger web services team responsible for delivering customer facing
applications. You will have the ability to immediately make an impact as part of a team delivery high-visibility, high-traffic web applications.

You will be expected to contribute ideas, concepts, best practices, code reviews, and code development to deliver on tight timelines in a
fast paced enterprise application development environment.

You should be able to embrace developing designs and prototypes for performance, scale, and quality.

You should be driven by building inspired designs and enabling a clean hand off to development with backend tooling.

You will need excellent communication and writing skills to document component libraries and provide effective details for developers to
integrate those designs.


As a Front-End Designer on the digital platform engineering team, you will be responsible for creating interactive prototypes, component
libraries, and design systems. Your primary responsibility will be developing clean HTML and CSS to realize design concepts.

You will be responsible for developing design systems and libraries in popular JavaScript frameworks including ReactJS and VueJS.

You will build complete prototype delivery applications including sourcing mock data
from mock APIs.

Detailed responsibilities include:
•Generate clean, optimized HTML markup
•Write CSS with an emphasis on Atomic CSS
•Build responsive layouts
•Leverage Flexbox and CSS Grid to build modern site designs
•Build components in popular JavaScript frameworks such as ReactJS and VueJS.
•Implement design system component libraries
•Develop interactive, click-through prototypes
•Leverage the Git workflow for code management and deployment
•Test interactive designs for browser compatibility
•Develop build processes and tooling to support rapid design iterations
•Tune front end designs for performance and to adapt to SEO best practices
•Understanding of Vanilla JavaScript basics and concepts
•Understanding and appreciation of HTML5 accessibility and implementing A11Y best practices
•Familiarity with JSON and asynchronous browser–server communication

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
-Bachelor degree in related field of study or equivalent level of experience
-Front-end design including building components in ReactJS or VueJS
-CSS and HTML design (2 years)
-Familiarity with CSS3 Animation principles
-Familiarity offrontend build tools such as Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, Browserify, and npm scripts.
-Primary responsibility is code development, agile methodology, team environment

-Advanced use of CSS, sass, build tools, mock API environments

-Demonstrated problem solving and debugging skills
-Ability to interpret ambiguous business requirements
-Experience with agile methodologies and Git workflow

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

•API development using NodeJS / ExpressJS , GraphQL
•Advanced use of JavaScript including view frameworks in multiple projects
•Experience with SVG, SVG Icon systems, SVG animation
•Use of web sockets for client / server communication

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored
work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) United States - H1B Visa Jobs